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Medical Term:

transversus nuchae (muscle)

 

Definition: an occasional muscle passing between the tendons of the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid, possibly a fasciculus of the posterior auricular muscle.

Synonym(s): musculus transversus nuchaeTA, transverse muscle of nape

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